Welcome to Cleftec

Music Preparation | Music Engraving | Musical Typesetting | Music Copying

Whatever you call it, Cleftec offers a professional service producing the highest quality music preparation for publication, recording and performance.
Whether you need over night part copying or publishing standard typesetting you can count on us to deliver. We have over 15 years of professional experience engraving and copying music so you can count on great quality and a fast turnaround time.

As well as offering one of the UK's most reliable music preparation services we also provide a wide range of other musical services.

Our Background

Clef-tec is fronted by Ric Lloyd a BAFTA award winning composer with over 30 years in the UK music business. After completing his studies at university he  has  worked extensively as a composer, performing  musician/ arranger and as a music engraver/copyist. His team has extensive music and computer experience in preparing music both for publication and for use in live situations. Clef-tec can handle any job from a full scale symphony or opera to a short instrumental piece. We deliver high quality accurate scores with a fast turnaround time.

Recent projects include preparing full orchestra parts for three compositions by Swedish composer Jonathan Östlund and also typesetting musical examples for the publication ‘French Opera in the Age of Rousseau’ (Cambridge University Press) by David Charlton.

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"Ric Lloyd is my trustworthy go-to expert in creating parts from my scores, including at times when tight deadlines need to be met. I am very pleased with the results, the parts are accurate and look great, and I am happy to recommend him to anybody who would require similar work, as well as any other type of music transcription and editing, as he has both the experience and the up-to-date knowledge about all the specifics.

It is with great joy that I can affirm that working with Ric Lloyd guarantees a professional as well as friendly dialogue, expert solutions and results, delivered promptly and reliably.

Thank you, Ric, for your excellent work and dedication, I look forward to a continued collaboration!"